Mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 237 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 3 December 2015 at 18:10 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake Choapa, 36 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 16 September 2015 22:54 GMT, which had occurred 11 weeks earlier.
Mag. 2.8 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 237 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 3 December 2015 at 18:10 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 35 km depth

3 Dec 18:27 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 16 minutes.
Date & time: 3 Dec 2015 18:10:56 UTC
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 35.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.67°S / 72.03°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.835 km OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
M 2.835 km56 km al NO de Los VilosGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 2.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 237 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 3 December 2015 at 18:10 (GMT)
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